Health calendar 12/4/03

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Today

Blood pressure screening from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Senior Center in Cape Girardeau, sponsored by Southeast Missouri Hospital's Generations Center.

Blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. at University Center at Southeast Missouri State University, sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega. Donors should be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

Preparation for Childbirth class 3 meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Healing Arts Center conference room. For information, call 331-5107.

Healthy Bites Luncheon at noon in the St. Francis Conference Center. Topic is "Healthy Holiday Swap & Sample" and guests are to bring a favorite low-fat dessert to share. Cost is $5. For information or to register, call 331-5399 or 331-5970.

Huntington's Disease support group meets at 7 p.m. in Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, contact Melinda Kavanaugh at (314) 362-3471 or by e-mail at kavanaughm @neuro.wustl.edu.

"Ask your doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on cable channel 5 with Dr. J. Thomas Critchlow speaking about hernia repair.

Friday

Blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. at University Center at Southeast Missouri State University, sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega. Donors should be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds.

Saturday

Childbirth preparation class from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Expectant parents are invited to the class. For registration information, call 651-5825.

Monday

Infant Care Class at 5:30 p.m. in the Healing Arts Center conference room. The class is for parents, grandparents and other care providers. For information, phone (877) 231-BABY.

GriefShare recovery seminar meets at 7 p.m. in room 202 at St. Paul Lutheran Church's education building. Topic is "When your dreams fall apart." For information, call 243-2236.

Tuesday

New Voice Club meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the St. Clare conference room at St. Francis Medical Center. The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month. For information, call Luana Rhodes at 331-5980.

Blood pressure screening from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. at the Illmo Senior Center in Scott City. The screening is sponsored by the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Diabetes Self-management Support Group meets from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5844.

Breast-feeding class meets from 3 to 5 p.m. in Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, phone 651-5825.

SHARE grief support group meets at 7 p.m. in meeting room 101 at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

Grief support group meets at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church.

Wednesday

Knee and hip pain seminar meets at 1 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825.

United Ostomy Association meets for a party at Delmonico's in Jackson. Each person should bring a gift for an exchange. For information, call Linda Wessel at 651-5844.

-- From staff reports

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